Tier 1 Health Statistics Release Calendar

The Tier 1 Release Calendar below sets out the Ministry Tier 1 statistics due to be published within the next 6 months.

What are Tier 1 statistics?

Tier 1 statistics are the most important official statistics, essential to understand how well New Zealand is performing, as they measure the performance and progress of the economy, society and the environment.

All agencies producing Tier 1 statistics are required to comply with the Principles and Protocols for Producers of Tier 1 Statistics.

More information on Tier 1 statistics is available at Statisphere on the Statistics New Zealand website.

Previous releases:


Tier 1 indicator Data source Publication date Publication Frequency
Tier 1 Health Statistics Release Calendar - next 6 months
Primary Health enrolment statistics PHO enrolment collection 15 July 2020 PHO enrolment demographics Quarterly
Immunisation coverage National Immunisation Register Datamart Report 1 August 2020 National and DHB immunisation data Quarterly
Primary Health enrolment statistics PHO enrolment collection 15 October 2020 PHO enrolment demographics Quarterly
Hospital discharges publicly funded  National Minimum Dataset 29 October 2020 Publicly funded hospital discharges  Yearly
Hospital discharges privately funded  National Minimum Dataset 29 October 2020 Privately funded hospital discharges  Yearly
Immunisation coverage National Immunisation Register Datamart Report 1 November 2020 National and DHB immunisation data Quarterly
Infant Mortality New Zealand Mortality Collection 19 November 2020 Fetal and infant deaths Yearly
Unfilled prescription due to cost New Zealand Health Survey 19 November 2020 New Zealand Health Survey Annual Update of Key Results  Yearly
Unmet need for GP due to cost New Zealand Health Survey 19 November 2020 New Zealand Health Survey Annual Update of Key Results  Yearly
Hazardous drinker New Zealand Health Survey 19 November 2020 New Zealand Health Survey Annual Update of Key Results  Yearly
Current drinker  New Zealand Health Survey 19 November 2020 New Zealand Health Survey Annual Update of Key Results  Yearly
Mental health status New Zealand Health Survey 19 November 2020 New Zealand Health Survey Annual Update of Key Results  Yearly
Self-rated health status New Zealand Health Survey 19 November 2020 New Zealand Health Survey Annual Update of Key Results  Yearly
Obesity New Zealand Health Survey 19 November 2020 New Zealand Health Survey Annual Update of Key Results  Yearly
Current smoking New Zealand Health Survey 19 November 2020 New Zealand Health Survey Annual Update of Key Results  Yearly
Causes of death (provisional) New Zealand Mortality Collection 16 December 2020 Mortality data tables (provisional) Yearly
Causes of death (final) New Zealand Mortality Collection 16 December 2020 Mortality data tables Yearly
Cancer: New registrations  New Zealand Cancer Registry 17 December 2020 Cancer: New registrations online tables Yearly

Tier 1 indicator Data source Publication date Publication Frequency
2020 Tier 1 Health Statistics Release Calendar - released statistics
Immunisation coverage National Immunisation Register Datamart Report 1 May 2020 National and DHB immunisation data Quarterly
Primary Health enrolment statistics PHO enrolment collection 15 April 2020 PHO enrolment demographics Quarterly
Causes of death New Zealand Mortality Collection 1 April 2020 Mortality data tables (2016 updated) Yearly
Notifiable diseases National surveillance system (EpiSurv) 25 February 2020 Annual Notifiable Disease Tables Yearly
Immunisation coverage National Immunisation Register Datamart Report 1 February 2020 National and DHB immunisation data Quarterly
Primary Health enrolment statistics PHO enrolment collection 15 January 2020 PHO enrolment demographics Quarterly

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